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  • Use of wood packaging banned for exports

    KARACHI: The Department of Plant Protection (DPP), Ministry of National Food Security and Research (MNFSR), has banned the use of wood packaging including crates, boxes and cases, for storing fruits and vegetables intended for exports from May 20, 2015...

    DPP had received serious warnings from the European Union and other countries due to increasing interceptions of consignments infested with pests and deterioration in quality due to...

  • Wooden packaging banned

    ISLAMABAD: The government has imposed a ban on the use of wooden packaging material for exporting perishables with effect from May 20, 2015...

    Through a notification, the Ministry of National Food Security and Research has warned that no official certificate will be issued to any perishable including fruits and vegetables in wooden packaging for export...

  • Move to improve packaging of fruits and veggies

    The decision follows growing complaints from many buyers about fruits and vegetable consignments in wooden packaging, and found lacking in quality, having been infested with pests...

    Officials of All Pakistan Fruits and Vegetable Exporters Association admit that many routinely used crates, boxes and cases made of untreated wood in exports of fruits and vegetables...

  • Upgrading food packaging industry

    THE three-day annual packaging exhibition held in Karachi in the first week of September has boosted hopes for better packaging solutions for the food industry...

    And, during business to business session, initial contacts have been established between foreign and local companies for manufacturing of better quality food packaging materials including a vast array of food-grade papers, cards and plastics...

  • Packaging material makers losing business to informal rivals

    LAHORE: Registered manufacturers/suppliers of packaging material claim they have lost a good chunk of their business linked directly with exports...

    The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is currently implementing a statutory regulatory order (SRO) under which the input tax credit/refund of packaging material of all sorts has been disallowed July 1 onwards...

  • Mango exporters violating packaging policy

    Chairman All Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters, Importers and Merchants Association Aslam Pakhali had informed Finance Minister Miftah Ismail through a letter on May 23 that this SRO had never been implemented in spirit by the concerned customs authorities since the time it was initiated...

    The practice of non-standardised packaging is followed by many exporters, tarnishing the country’s image as the weight stated on the box does...

  • Packaging plant in Gadoon to bring Rs2.5 billion investment: KP official

    PESHAWAR: Chief Executive Officer of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Economic Zones Development and Management Company (KPEZDMC), Saeed Ahmad Khan on Friday said that establishment of a flexible packaging plant by Cherat Packaging Ltd in Gadoon Industrial Estate will bring Rs2...

    The establishment of packaging plant is another milestone towards industrialisation of KP, he said in a statement here on Friday...

  • Pakistan welcomes US offer to take on Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan

    WASHINGTON: Days before crucial talks with the US defence secretary, Pakistan has welcomed an American offer to take action against militants involved in cross-border raids from the Afghan soil, the Voice of America radio service reported on Wednesday...

    The official US news outlet also reported that Pakistan believed the US offer “augurs well” for regional counterterrorism cooperation...

  • Pakistan 2 rout Pakistan 1 to clinch World Snooker team gold

    KARACHI: Pakistan 2 overcome fighting Pakistan 1 by 5-4 frames in agonising all-Pakistan final played for the first time in any global event to win the IBSF Team Event Snooker Championship in the Egyptian city of Hurghadha on Thursday evening...

    Pakistan 2 was represented by the former world amateur snooker champion Mohammad Asif and Babar Masih while Pakistan 1 comprised national champion Mohammad Sajjad and runner-up Asjad Iqbal... ...

  • Round 2: All eyes on Pakistan to pull a Pakistan against India

    In the previous outing between these two on Wednesday, Pakistan were horrible to watch, failing miserably in what was a lop-sided eight-wicket defeat...

    Read: 5 takeaways from Pakistan's predictable meltdown against IndiaIn the game against Afghanistan days later, they regressed more, and were quite possibly the worst version of themselves...

  • After Iran, Pakistan?

    Hardly a week after the Iran deal was announced, the New York Times — which often reflects official US policy — editorially propagated that attention be turned to constraining Pakistan’s nuclear and strategic capabilities...

    The NYT arguments, taken from the Indian hymnbook, were not surprising; the timing of the proposal to target Pakistan is significant...

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